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The University of East Anglia (UEA) is consistently ranked in the top 15 of UK university league tables such as The Times/Sunday Times 2019. An internationally renowned university, it offers academic and social facilities of the highest quality. UEA recently received Gold, the highest rating in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) - the Government’s new method of assessing the teaching delivered by higher education providers.

UEA is a research-intensive institution recognised for the quality of its research. It is ranked 10th in the UK for the quality of its research outputs (Times Higher REF 2014 Analysis). It is proud of its strong research into real world issues such as cancer, dementia and climate change to water security and politics.

Being a campus university, UEA was purpose built to house everything you need in one place. Its shops, eateries, bars, 24/7 library, live music venue and Sportspark are easily accessible from its wide range of campus accommodation. It is situated in more than 300 acres of parkland and also has an on-campus art gallery, The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

The university is located just 15 minutes from the vibrant and historic city of Norwich, which is home to a buzzling local music scene, multiple theatres, cinemas and bowling alleys. It is also just 90 minutes from London on the train and close to the beautiful Norfolk coast. With plenty of restaurants, pubs, bars and shops, Norwich was also named as one of the ‘Best Places to Live in the City’ by The Times 2018 and 2019.


The university was awarded a gold ranking in The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017. TEF is the Government’s new method of assessing the quality of teaching delivered by higher education providers. The voluntary rankings rate institutions gold, silver or bronze and they are designed to give students better information to help them decide what and where to study. One of TEF’s key components is the annual National Student Survey (NSS), which gathers undergraduates’ opinions about their course.

UEA is 10th in the UK for quality of research outputs (Times Higher REF 2014 analysis) and UK Top 25 for research quality (Times Higher REF 2014 analysis). UEA research is embedded in our outstanding teaching and connects our world-leading academics with society, government and industry. Focused around six themes our research spans the global challenges that we face; from meeting the needs of an ageing population to understanding the unique and fragile environments we live in and tackling energy, food and water security so we can make the best use of our planet’s resources.

•Top 25 (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
•Top 25 (Complete University Guide 2020)
•World Top 200 (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)
•World Top 50 for Research Citations (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)
•10th in the UK for Quality of Research Outputs (Times Higher REF 2014)

When you visit our campus you will find miles and miles of beautiful landscape, a breathtaking lake and a diverse mix of unique old buildings and sustainable new ones. You will also find plenty of live music on campus too at the Nick Rayns LCR venue which hosts over 60 gigs a year. If art and culture is more your thing we have it right on our doorstep at the Sainsbury Centre. Plus with more than 200 clubs and societies to get involved in you’re sure to find your passion here at UEA.

University of East Anglia

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